Rosie Evans
Rosie Evans

Big love to all the 40+ week-ers out there! I waited it out with my baby and she was born at home & in water at 43weeks 3days

Erin Baker Pence
Erin Baker Pence

I didn't get to 40 weeks, but it was due to my body naturally delivering at 37 weeks 3 days, not medical intervention. If I could have kept him in there for at least another week, if not the whole 40 weeks, I would have! :)

Mary Lee Berg
Mary Lee Berg

So important! Give your baby and your body the gift of time.

Kerri Paquette
Kerri Paquette

My first 4 were 41 weeks, my twins were 38 weeks & 2 days (OB wanted to "take" them sooner) & #7 was almost 42 weeks. NONE induced!

Connie Best-Kirkland
Connie Best-Kirkland

I think women rush pregnecy to much you ask them when are you do theyll say doctor says such a date but if i dont go by certain time im gonna be induced

Connie Best-Kirkland
Connie Best-Kirkland
  • Connie Best-Kirkland

Sense when do we have such a choice Baby will be here when its ready...

Connie Best-Kirkland
Connie Best-Kirkland
  • Connie Best-Kirkland

and once its here your gonna wonder if you can stick it back up there sometimes LOL LOL

Amy Louise Phair
Amy Louise Phair

40, or 41, or 42, or 43, or more... don't presume all babies take the same time to be ready. I have had three baby girls, all at different gestations of their OWN choosing and timing. One at 42, one at 41+5 and one at 42+2. Good friend of mine only just had her babe this month, at 45 weeks!

Lorna Miller
Lorna Miller
  • Amy Louise Phair

I went to 43+1

Malka Tabak
Malka Tabak

My older son was born at 42 weeks..... he took his time being born.....I made sure that the birth was his own, not the Dr. nurses or hospital schedule.... I'm happy that I did.

Danielle Stehr
Danielle Stehr

We are not microwave ovens! Your body and your baby know when it's time for birth.

Stephanie Aubry
Stephanie Aubry
  • Danielle Stehr

LOL.. what? we don't go beep?

Mary Zwart
Mary Zwart

so difficulft for many women intimidated by professionals. The last birth I attend was of a lady that was told that she had to be induced because the placenta was bad! She gave birth with 41 weeks beautifully at home.

Sílvia Roque Martins
Sílvia Roque Martins
  • Mary Zwart

I know, Mary Zwart, I know... The psychological terrorism of a bad placenta, of the insufficient amniotic fluid, of a too big baby... Poor women...

Adrianna Bowyer Anderson
Adrianna Bowyer Anderson
  • Mary Zwart

I was told all those things except the too big of baby part, they were telling me my baby could lose weight in utero! I did lots of my own research so I called B.S. on all their pressure techniques, but the Dr's manner made the last 12 days (post date) incredibly stressful which is not what a mama needs before birth.

Deborah Carron Koch
Deborah Carron Koch

So true! Great info!

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